Leadership

2021 Board of Directors

Scott Kudlas

President
Department of Environmental Quality
Richmond, VA
president@awra.org

Claire Bleser

President-Elect
Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District
Chanhassen, MN

Betsy A. Cody

Immediate Past President
Cody Research Consulting
Arlington, VA

Claire Bleser

Secretary/Treasurer
Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District
Chanhassen, MN

Rabia Ahmed

Director, 2021 - 2023
Greene Economics, LLC
Lynnwood, WA

Jerad Bales

Director, 2019 - 2021
Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI)
Cambridge, MA

Jason Doll

Director, 2020 - 2022
KCI Technologies, Inc.
Raleigh, NC

Sharon B. Megdal

Director, 2020 - 2022
University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center
Tucson, AZ

Walter R. Reigner

Director, 2021
Black & Veatch
Lakeland, FL

Ge Sun

Director, 2021 - 2023
USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station
Research Triangle Park, NC

Zhenxing Zhang (Jason)

Director, 2019 - 2021
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois State Water Survey
Champaign, IL

Staff

Dresden Farrand, MPA, MPP, CAE

Chief Executive Officer
dresden@awra.org

Megan Balkovic

Website and Marketing Consultant
info@awra.org

Bridget Marquise

Membership Services Manager
membership@awra.org

KYLIE BADE

JAWRA, Managing Editor
jawra@awra.org

Editors

Michael E. Campana, Ph.D.

Technical Director, AWRA
Editor-in-Chief, IMPACT
Michael.Campana@oregonstate.edu

Venki Uddameri Ph.D., P.E.

Editor-In-Chief, JAWRA
jawra-eic@awra.org

WHAT CAN MEMBERSHIP DO FOR YOU?

If you actively engage in our community, your career and organization will benefit. We offer multiple opportunities for engagement via conferences, social media, webinars, committees and publications.